Quintessence were an English raga-psych band from London that released three albums on Island between 1969 and 1971, followed by two further albums on RCA Victor in 1972.

Members: Raja Ram [Ron Rothfield] (vocals, flute, percussion), Shiva Jones [Phil Jones] (vocals, keyboards, percussion, 1969-72), Alan Mostert (lead guitar), Maha Dev [Dave Codling] (rhythm guitar, 1969-72), Sambhu Babaji (bass), Jake Milton (drums)


  • In Blissful Company (1969)
  • Quintessence (1970)
  • Dive Deep (1971)
  • Indweller (1972)
  • Self (1972)

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